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LCVMPO Independent Biennial Audit - Proposals Due Monday, September 11, 2017The LCVMPO is seeking proposals for a qualified firm to perform an independent biennial audit for fiscal years 2016 and 2017 and beyond. RFP
Questions for this RFP:
Q: Is there any particular reason the Organization is going through the RFP process again this year.
A: Yes, the RFP for last year was to catch up on an audit for FY2014 – FY2015. The RFP did not include language for future years, which is required by federal regulation.
Q: Where can I find the prior biennial audit and management letter?
A: The prior biennial audit can be found here. There was no separate management letter.
Q: Does the MPO have any set policy on auditor rotation?
Q: If journal entries were provided during the last audit, please provide a copy of the journal entries.
A: Total audit adjusting entries for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 was four. The majority of the journal entries were account receivable and account payable accrual adjustments.
Q: What is the expected timeline for the report (date fieldwork is expected and date the audit report should be presented to the board).
A: The MPO must receive the final audit report by November 30, 2017 for FY2016 – FY2017. Presentation to the Policy Board is expected at their December 14, 2017 meeting. If that meeting date does not work or if the Policy Board chooses not to meet that day, then the next date would be January 11, 2018.
Q: Detail of the Organization’s personnel that our audit team will be in contact with and a short bio of each.
A: The MPO has one staff person, Shannon Grow, who serves as the MPO Director. The MPO contracts with Asotin County for a part time Finance Director, Barb Cook, who is an employee of Asotin County.
Q: The front page of your RFP says proposals are due Friday, September 11, 2017 by 4:00 p.m., but page 4 of the RFP states Monday, September 11, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. Can you clarify?
A: Proposals are due by Monday, September 11, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. P.S.T.
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